Oswego County Sheriff's Office, NY 315-349-3302


News Release:

May 12, 2015

The Oswego County Sheriff's Office, New York State Police, and Oswego County Coroner's Office continue to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred on Friday, May 8, 2015 on Auringer Road in the Town of Constantia.

The deceased person has been identified as David A. Schwalm, 58 years of age, of 168 Auringer Road, Constantia.

Deputies were called to respond to the home to check the welfare of Mr. Schwalm. During the course of their investigation, Schwalm, who was armed with a long gun, sustained fatal gunshot wounds. The responding deputies were not injured.

Investigators await a full autopsy report. The investigation is ongoing and additional details will not be released at this time.



Police Reports:

May 22, 2015

On 5/17/15 at 4:36 p.m., Jeffrey Mott, 38, of 946 CR 45, Central Square, NY was charged with AUO, 2nd degree (6x with 4 scoffs on 3 dates) following a traffic stop on Bardeen Rd. in the Town of Hastings. Mr. Mott is scheduled to answer the charge on 6/1/15 in the Town of Hastings Court.

On 5/19/15 at 5:00 p.m., Zachary J. Coe, 21, of 824 Baldwin Rd., Fulton, NY was arrested in Belmont County, Ohio based on a Bench Warrant issued out of Oswego County. Mr. Coe was arraigned by Hon. Judge Metcalf in Oswego City Court and remanded to the OCJ held without bail and is scheduled to return to Oswego County Court on 5/27/15.

On 5/21/15 at 8:45 p.m., Kenneth I Taylor III, 27, of 18 Carter Rd., Hannibal, NY was charged with AUO, 3rd degree (suspended on 1/23/15 for failure to pay child support) following the investigation into a domestic dispute in the Town of Granby. Mr. Taylor is scheduled to answer the charge on 6/1/15 in the T/O Granby Court.


May 21, 2015

On 5/18/15 at 8:27 a.m., Ronald H. Patterson, 28, of 1542 Rathburn Rd., Oswego, NY was charged with Registration Suspended and Operating a MV w/o Inspection Certificate following a traffic stop on CR 4 in the Town of Scriba initiated by the LPR unit alerting. Mr. Patterson is scheduled to answer the charge in the Town of Scriba Court on 5/28/15.

On 5/18/15 at 9:00 a.m., Jennifer L. Schnauder, 39, of 6403 Long Point Rd., Brewerton, NY was charged with Registration Suspended following a traffic stop on CR 4 in the Town of Scriba resulting from the LPR unit alerting. Ms. Schnauder is scheduled to answer the charge on 5/28/15 in the Town of Scriba Court.

On 5/18/15 at 10:00 a.m., Eric W. Wallace, 21, of 48 Nestle Ave., Oswego, NY was charged with AUO, 3rd degree, Crossing Road Hazard Markings and Operating Motor Vehicle Using a Portable Electric Device following a traffic stop on SR 48 in the Town of Minetto reportedly initiated after patrol observed him using a cellular phone and the vehicle to cross the center line multiple times. Mr. Wallace is scheduled to answer the charges in the Town of Minetto Court on 6/3/15.


May 20, 2015

On 5/17/15 at 8:05 a.m., Susan Marie Medved, 45, of 90 Lewis St., Pulaski, NY was operating a 2015 Ford suburban north on SR 13 in the Town of Altmar, 100 feet south of South Albion Rd., when she lost control causing the vehicle to exit the east side of the roadway and strike a business sign before striking a guide wire. Ms. Medved was issued UTT's for Speed not Reasonable, Driving Across Hazard Markings and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage MVA. Limited view due to foggy conditions seemed to have been a contributing factor.

On 5/19/15 at 6:12 a.m., Jeanne M. Ritz, 52, of 79 E 10 St., Oswego, NY was charged with AUO, 3rd degree and Failure to Stop at STOP Sign following a traffic stop on CR 7 in the Town of Hannibal. Ms. Ritz is scheduled to appear in the Town of Hannibal Court on 6/2/15.


May 18, 2015

On 5/10/15 at 12:38 p.m., Kyle H. Randall, 26, of 269 US Rt. 11, North Syracuse, NY was reportedly operating a 2004 Subaru on SR 69A in the Town of Parish, 4/10 mile east if US RT 11, when the vehicle exited the roadway on the north side and into a ditch. Mr. Randall was issued a UTT for No safety belt. A steering failure seems to have been a contributing factor.

On 5/11/15 at 11:13 p.m., Alan Spangenburg Jr., 41, of 261 Beach Rd., Cleveland, NY was operating a 1998 Dodge west on SR 49 in the Town of West Monroe, 900 feet west of Hayes Rd., reportedly passing an uninvolved vehicle that was also traveling west when he lost control causing the Dodge to cross hazard markings and exit the north side and overturn before colliding with a 2002 Chevrolet parked unattended in a private driveway. The vehicle then overturned again and continued north bound until it collided with a 2008 Ford pickup which was also parked unattended at the same address. Mr. Spangenburg was issued UTT's for Speed not Reasonable and Driving Across Hazard Markings.

On 5/15/15 at 1:12 p.m., Brandon C. Shoults, 30, of 277 Ridge Rd., Oswego, NY was arrested for Criminal Contempt, 1st degree, a class E felony and Harassment, 2nd degree following a domestic dispute that allegedly occurred in a vehicle while traveling through the Town of Oswego when he allegedly grabbed the arm of the victim of which has a refrain from order of protection filed against him and attempted to throw their purse out the window. Mr. Shoults was arraigned in the Town of Oswego Court by Hon. Judge Sterio and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond with a return to court on 5/18/15.

On 5/16/15 at 1:05 a.m., Christopher A. Kranz, 30, of 639 CR 30, Altmar, NY was charged with AUO, 3rd degree and Exhaust Violation following a traffic stop on 12 W 1st St. So in the City of Fulton initiated by the vehicle's loud muffler. Mr. Kranz is scheduled to answer the charges on 5/21/15 in the City of Fulton Court.

On 5/16/15 at 3:28 a.m., Edwin O. Gonzalez, 33, of 7 Birch Lane, Apt 29, Oswego, NY was arrested for Felony DWI (2 previous convictions in 10 yrs.); Refusal To Take Breath Test; Operating a Loaned Vehicle w/o Interlock Device; AUO, 1st degree, a class E felony and Failure to Dim Lights following a domestic dispute complaint in the Town of Scriba with him allegedly leaving the scene and being stopped on CR 4 near Churchill Rd. Mr. Gonzalez was arraigned by Hon. Judge Adkins in Town of Scriba Court and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond with a return to court on 5/21/15.



Edwin Gonzalez

On 5/16/15 at 9:00 p.m., Michael D. Harrington, 25, of 56 E 7th St., Oswego, NY was charged with Registration Suspended following a traffic stop on SR 481 in the Town of Scriba initiated by the LPR unit alerting. Mr. Harrington is scheduled to answer the charge on 5/28/15 in the Town of Scriba Court.

On 5/17/15 at 5:17 a.m., Kyle S. Grevelding, 24, of 2657 SR 3, Apt C2, Fulton, NY was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marihuana following a domestic complaint in the Town of Volney. Mr. Grevelding is scheduled to answer the charge on 6/22/15 in the Town of Volney Court.

On 5/17/15 at 6:20 a.m., Dezirae A. Smith, 21, of 3671 SR 3, Fulton, NY was charged with Criminal Mischief, 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor following a domestic dispute in the Town of Volney where she allegedly kicked the air conditioning unit into a residence breaking the window. Ms. Smith was arraigned in the Town of Volney Court by Hon. Judge Kerfien and is scheduled to answer the charge on 6/8/15.


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